Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge – ‘Beginnings’

To me, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being – Mahatma Gandhi. Or if you prefer a more prosaic outlook: And there shall come a kingdom in which the lion shall lie … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Carefree

Both of my photos for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge  (Carefree)  were taken at the fishing port in Javea, Spain, which seems to attract its fair share of animals waiting for the fleet to come in during the late afternoon.  … Continue reading

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Remember when …

I remember a summer, not so long ago, when we picked about a hundred apples from the tree in our garden.  I made apple pies, apple sauce and stewed them with cinnamon to have with yoghourt. Thanks to a wet … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game

Ring necked doves tend to attract the same bad press as the common pigeon, but in general we’ve always had a fond tolerance for them.  They’re not quite so messy or aggressive as pigeons, and once they get used to … Continue reading

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